Local resident opens longarm shop in Craig
Quilting is a way of life for Craig resident Linda Pinnt. It’s a passion she said she got from her mother, who left Pinnt a collection of quilting supplies, including a longarm machine, when she died.
The committee that reports to Steamboat Springs City Council on the airline contracts that secure the majority of Steamboat’s and Routt County’s air service received good news Friday — the past winter’s ski season jet flights weren’t nearly as expensive as once feared. But challenges remain.
Sand Springs Archery expands shop, product line
Archery bows are a lot like automobiles: they all have their defining characteristics that can breed lifelong customers. Allen Jenkins, 58, owner of Sand Springs Archery, said although archery shooters all have their unique preferences there is one product line that stands out as the Cadillac among Moffat County bow hunters, the Hoyt.
The Hayden Town Council voted, 4-0, in favor of the economic incentive package application during its Thursday meeting.
A bigger Four Points restaurant isn't the only new attraction in the works at Steamboat Ski Area. The resort also is looking into the possibility of illuminating some of its lower-mountain terrain to offer night skiing.
Nine students from Moffat County High School will look to showcase their business skills starting Sunday.
Colorado You Got Talent will be holding auditions in Craig this weekend. The statewide talent competition will be at Victory Motors, 193 Commerce St., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Everyone has those days when items on a to-do list take a backseat to more pressing matters. For the Craig Chamber of Commerce, such a day stretched into a year. Despite a flurry of unforeseen opportunities in 2012, Jeff Smith, chairman of the Craig Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, said the organization is poised to accomplish amazing things in 2013.
If a society is to thrive it must have a couple of key ingredients. Strong leadership, successful businesses and businesspeople, and a dedicated community are fundamental pieces of a broader pie that all great cities and towns share.
The number of new foreclosure filings in Routt County in the fourth quarter of 2012 fell to less than half of what they were during the same period in 2011.
A sudden burst Tuesday of seven real estate contracts on homes in Steamboat Springs with list prices from $875,000 to $1.3 million gave the local market a healthy jolt.
Moffat County real estate transactions for November 2012
Moffat, Routt, Rio Blanco counties applied for SET grant together
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development office announced Monday three counties in northwest Colorado were chosen to participate in a rural economic development program in 2013. The program, known as Stronger Economies Together, helps regional teams develop new approaches to strengthen and enhance regional economic development activities, according to a USDA RD news release.
For many people, giving back to their home community is a way to show appreciation for what the people and organizations that got them to where they are. Resident Mardi Anson takes it to another level. Anson, 40, is a third-generation Craig native who will be seen active in many of Craig’s organizations and groups. The mother of two has been doing it for years and has a list of activities outside of her job that doesn’t seem to end.
InsideOut Sports opened for business Saturday and started out strong. Offering half-price deals for use of the batting cages and shooting on the archery range to go along with food from the grill, it was a productive first day of business for owner Brad King. “It started real slow; I opened at nine,” King said Saturday. “I really didn’t get anybody in here till about 11, but we’ve been steady since then.”